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Physiology, Development and Neuroscience Guide: Home

What is PDN?

PDN stands for Physiology, Development and Neuroscience. Research in PDN is primarily in four major areas: Cellular and systems physiology, Developmental and reproductive biology, Form and function and Neuroscience.

The Department of PDN provides Preclinical Teaching in Anatomy and Physiology for both medical and veterinary students and also contributes to the Natural Sciences Tripos in the areas of Physiology, Developmental Biology, and Neuroscience.

Online Support During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

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Our Library Team, Biological Sciences Libraries, are offering online 1-2-1 support using Google Meet, Microsoft Teams or Zoom. To request this please use our online form. We are able to provide you with guidance on finding online resources effectively, including database searching, ebooks and Open Access resources.

Some publishers are providing access to additional resources during the COVID-19 outbreak and a live list of what is available is being collated and updated regularly.

Alternatively, contact your local Biological Sciences Librarian by email, or contact the whole Biological Sciences Libraries Team by emailing

What on this guide?

On this guide, you'll find:

  • Information about brilliant resources, both print and online, that you have access to in Cambridge
  • Recommended resources, with tips on accessing and using them
  • Help and guidance for researchers
  • An overview of referencing and how tools can help you
  • Lots of help and support from across the University of Cambridge

Recent ebook purchases

Cover of 'Environmental physiology of animals'
Cover of 'Human metabolism'
Cover of 'Campbell biology : concepts & connections'
Cover of Last's anatomy : regional and applied

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